Compact Crossword - The Scotsman 19/11/13

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Tuesday’s puzzle...

Across

1 and 9 The defenders of a Roman emperor (10,5)

8 A Greek letter (7)

9 See 1 across

10 A horse-fly (4)

11 Seabird (4)

12 Deer (3)

14 Take for granted (6)

15 Submits (6)

18 Academic (3)

20 Govern (4)

21 Young horse (4)

23 Boors (coll) (5)

24 The end (7)

25 Troubles (10)

Down

1 Own (7)

2 Comrade in arms (4)

3 Parlance (6)

4 Control (8)

5 Prize (5)

6 Goods (11)

7 Misfortunes (11)

13 Fashionable people (5,3)

16 Bombastic (7)

17 Platitude (6)

19 Girl’s name (5)

22 Delights (4)

Monday’s solution

Across: 7 Pestle, 8 Mortar, 9 Isle, 10 Seraphim, 11 Diesel, 12 Engine, 14 Bridal, 17 Carnal, 19 Cherubim, 21 Ogre, 22 Ostend,

23 No less. Down: 1 Jet-ski, 2 Stressed, 3 Weasel, 4 Emerge, 5 Trip, 6 Malign, 13 Gargoyle, 15 Rehash, 16 Libido, 17 Coming,

18 Across. 20 Reel.